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Interfax-Ukraine

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Law enforcement officers found a large consignment of contraband cigarettes in Odessa.

Employees of the security Service of Ukraine together with employees of the Prosecutor’s office has identified and seized a large consignment of contraband cigarettes in Odessa.

As reported a press-service of management of SBU in Odessa region law enforcement authorities found in one of garage cooperatives of the city’s two vans with 150 boxes of cigarettes without excise stamps.

On the same day, security officers have detained the truck that was leaving the territory of one of the delivery services of goods. During the inspection of the vehicle, which according to documents was carrying stationery items, it was discovered 160 thousand packs of cigarettes without excise stamps.

The total value of seized tobacco products is more than 2 million. On this fact the pretrial investigation proceeds .